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The Drydock Food Co

Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 7310
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were desperate to not be in our digs and needed a decent meal to make us forget where we were staying, and The Drydock gave us that This is not a fancy place, so do not expect starched linen and crystal glassware. But the...More

Thank Mervyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was blown away by the service we received from our waitress Nwabisa, and also by the Manageress who visited our table to ensure all OK with our meal. The food was tasty and well presented. Mussels, Seafood Soup and Calamari Tubes were our chosen...More

Thank gramench
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has the most amazing fresh fish and desserts, a perfect view at the harbour and the staff is so Nice. When you’re around I strongly advice you to have dinner over there.

Thank Ellen v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since we are in South Africa, we can’t complain about food, we have always eaten very well. This place was simply horrible. Fish was clearly not fresh and we left almost everything in the plate after the first bite.

Thank StigeK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great atmosphere, complete with a blues duo! Excellent sushi and Poke, along with friendly service.

Thank _waltpr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great seafood lunch of oysters, calamari and mussels with good service and view. Was a bit windy for the big stoep, but with the large windows, our view wasn't spoiled.

Thank Andries_Florrie_13
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Good position at the waterfront, had sundowners, good food and good service. Will visit again on our way to Cape Town.

Thank Tillie M
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant twice in a week. The first time the food was excellent and we were very pleased that we had chosen to eat there. The second time was sushi special Friday and our sushi was a little mediocre. Was also strange...More

Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We didnt have a meal, but had sundowners on the deck watching the sun setting and all the movement in the waterfront area. BEAUTIFUL... the service was great and we were never rushed. They have a varied menu and the setting is awesome

Thank Allen B
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Very busy and equally ‘buzzy’ atmosphere. Food was good and wine was excellent ... add this to your list of waterfront experiences!

Thank SusannaW799
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knysna Waterfront, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 7310
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